UK government removes restrictions on the suppression of residential address information at Companies House in light of data privacy concerns

Speed read Successive legal changes have gradually increased the ability of individuals to prevent residential address information from being publicly available at the UK companies registry, Companies House.  However, since...

Written on: 15 Jun 2018

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FCA consults on new guidance on disclosure obligations in the context of preparing periodic financial information

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in a special Primary Market Bulletin, has published draft technical guidance clarifying the obligation on issuers to disclose, without delay, inside information arising through the...

Written on: 14 Jun 2018

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New guidance from Law Society considers legality of common intra-group financing transactions

Background: revised ICAEW guidance issued in 2017 cast doubt on common intra-group financing structures The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) periodically publishes guidance (Guidance) on the...

Written on: 8 Jun 2018

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UK government launches consultation on improving corporate governance and stakeholder outcomes in insolvency situations

The government has published a consultation paper looking at ways to improve the framework surrounding companies in or approaching insolvency.  The policy objective is to reduce the risk of major...

Written on: 25 May 2018

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Public beneficial ownership registers coming to Caymans, BVI and Bermuda

British Overseas Territories (BOTs) will have to create public beneficial ownership registers for companies registered in their jurisdiction by 31 December 2020.  BOTs are being mandated to introduce public beneficial...

Written on: 3 May 2018

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Latest details about beneficial ownership register for non-UK entities holding UK real estate and public procurement contracts

The UK government has set out its thinking on how the forthcoming beneficial ownership register for overseas entities holding UK real estate and public procurement contracts will work ahead of...

Written on: 26 Mar 2018

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